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to become widely opened, spread apart, dilated, distended, or enlarged; as, flowers expand in the spring; metals expand by heat; the heart expands with joy.

1. To lay open by extending; to open wide; to spread out; to diffuse; as, a flower expands its leaves. Then with expanded wings he steers his flight. (Milton)

2. To cause the particles or parts of to spread themselves or stand apart, thus increasing bulk without addition of substance; to make to occupy more space; to dilate; to distend; to extend every way; to enlarge; opposed to contract; as, to expand the chest; heat expands all bodies; to expand the sphere of benevolence.

3. (Science: mathematics) to state in enlarged form; to develop; as, to expand an equation. See expansion.

Origin: L. Expandere, expansum; ex out _ pandere to spread out, to throw open; perh. Akin to E. Patent. Cf. Spawn.


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PLANARIAN help please :)

There are a variety connected with methods to ensure it is expand 2 heads: stop the top round the throat location and then create a midline reduce beginning in the throat location because of this concerning the final 2/5 with the staying system time-span... ...

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by JamesJX
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Re: holographic origin of life

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by minasole
Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
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Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment

... survive in, within those limits there are a degree of flexibility. There is a reason you can sweat, your hairs can piloerect and blood vessels can expand and shrink depending on the temperature. It may be that several different environments may be perfect for different "versions" of you. ...

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by Babybel56
Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:04 am
 
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Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
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Re: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?

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by teju85
Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?
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Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

... of the male and female breast is essentially the same. There is some controversy as to whether mammary glands are not simply sweat glands that expand and develop more alveoli buds as the breast produces lactose when stimulated with prolactin--the hormone produced primarily during pregnancy ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
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